American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. In the Bible, the daughter-in-law of Judah. After the death of her first two husbands, who were his sons, she seduced him in disguise when, in spite of the requirements of levirate law, he did not allow her to marry his youngest surviving son.
- From Hebrew תָּמָר (tamár, "date palm, date, Tamar"). (Wiktionary)
“And the second excitement, Jenny, was your news about GoogleBooks, which Tamar is also using for Kitchener Stitch research.”
“In Genesis 38: 24, … Judah was told, “Your daughter-in-law Tamar is guilty of prostitution, and as a result she is now pregnant.””
“Tamar is 15 when her grandfather dies, leaving her only a box of mysterious objects.”
“The main river he called the Tamar, two other streams the North Esk and the South Esk, a neighbouring mountain, Mount Albany, and the hills to the westward, the Rothesay Hills.”
“Getty Images Tamar Davis Tamar Davis One of many female acts Prince has taken under his wing, this R&B singer is staking her own turf with a new self-released album, "My Name Is Tamar.”
“TAMAR GALATZAN - I had originally labelled Tamar Galatzan one of the "Axis of Evil candidates" for her ties to the politically poisonous Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.”
“: At a spot in the Mediterranean Sea known as Tamar, about 56 miles west of Haifa, a consortium of Israeli and U.S. companies has identified a deposit they hope may contain as much as 90 billion cubic meters of natural gas.”
“Day both baptized Tamar a Catholic and was received into the Church herself.”
“In The Scarlet Citadel, the capital of Aquilonia is called Tamar; it is called Tarantia in the novel.”
“Likewise, the site referred to as Tamar in the same biblical verse should most probably be identified with Ein Haseva in the northern Arabah, where excavations have uncovered a large fortress that also functioned mainly in the Late Iron Age.”
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